Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Homework Number 3-3 (01/16/2019)

Math
Complete the Unit Test review sheet.
Study for the big unit test on Friday.

Science
Review your dictionary and pages 300-305 in your science textbook.


Answer questions 3 and 4 on page 305.

You will have an open-dictionary vocabulary quiz on these words on Friday or Monday.
1.atom
2. nucleus
3. proton
4. electron
5. neutron
6. isotope
7. atomic number
8. atomic weight/mass
9. period
10. group
11. nonmetals
12. metal
13. metalloid
14. substance
15. compound
16. mixture
17. heterogeneous
mixture
18.
homogeneous
mixture
19. solution
20. solute
21. solvent

ELA
Complete Code X, page 108.


Social Studies
Due on Friday. Type or write on loose-leaf.
Answer the following debate question in three paragraphs:  “Should Americans have a strong, involved government, or should we have a government that has a limited influence on the way we live our lives?”


Debate Speech Outline:
Paragraph 1: restate the topic, give background, make a claim with a C-E-R
Paragraph 2: give the counterclaim, rebut the counterlcaim (explain why your claim is stronger than the counterclaim)
Paragraph 3: restate our claim, summarize your evidence, write a strong closing sentence that gets the attention of your audience


Success Criteria for your Debate Speech (10 points each)
  1. I can write three complete, organized paragraphs that answer the question.
  2. I can write a clear claim/thesis at the end of the introduction.
  3. I can give and cite clear evidence from the documents that supports my claim.
  4. I can provide a counterclaim and rebut it.
  5. I can write a clear conclusion that restates my claim and gives a strong closing sentence.


Use evidence from your HW packets
Debate website: "Should government be involved in the lives of the people?"

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Homework Number 3-2 (01/15/2019)

Math
Buckle Down
Page 28, numbers 1-6
page 40, numbers 1-6
page 50, numbers 28-32

Study for the unit test on Friday.

Science
Reread pages 285-289.

Answer questions 3 and 4 on page 289.

ELA

Social Studies
Open-pamphlet quiz on American Government tomorrow.

Read pages 7-8 and 19-20 in your “Alexander Hamilton” packet.
Annotate the text.  Pretend that you are Alexander Hamilton and answer the debate question using a C-E-R: “Should Americans have a strong, involved government, or should we have a government that has a very limited influence on the way we live our lives?”


Claim:
Evidence (from the text):
Rationale (how your evidence supports your claim):


(You must write at least three sentences.)

Debate website: "Should government be involved in the lives of the people?"


Monday, January 14, 2019

Homework Number 3-1 (01/14/2019)

Math
Rip out Glencoe, page 319.  Answer questions 15-25 (Subtracting Linear Expressions).

Science
Read page 302 in your textbook.

  1. Identify the solvent and the solute in the hummingbird feeder solution.
  2. Explain the difference between the solvent and the solute.
  3. What is a precipitate?


Periodic Table Quiz

1.     Elements on the Periodic Table are arranged by ________________ number.
2.     Rows on the Periodic Table are called ________________.
3.     Columns (up and down) of elements on the Periodic Table are called ________________.
4.     Which of the following is a noble gas?  Calcium, Argon, Oxygen, Iron
5.     Atomic Number tells you the number of ________________ in an atom.
6.     What is the first element on the Periodic Table?
7.     True or False?  Oxygen has greater mass than Chlorine. 
8.     True or False?  Silicon (Si) and Carbon (C) share some similar characteristics.
9.     Which of the following is not a gas found in the atmosphere?  Nitrogen, Oxygen, Argon, Gold
10.  All of the following elements are in the same row/period of the Periodic Table except which group?
Hydrogen and Helium
Sodium, Carbon, and Chlorine
Potassium, Titanium, and Iron
Lithium, Boron, and Nitrogen

ELA
Short response on loose-leaf
Code X page 105, number 17.

Social Studies
You will have an open-pamphlet quiz on  the United States Government on Wednesday.  (100 points)

Read pages 60-64 in your packet.  Annotate the text and answer the questions in the little boxes on the side of each page.  Remember, we are looking for evidence to help us answer the following question:


“Should Americans have a strong, involved government, or should we have a government that has a limited influence on the way we live our lives?”

Friday, January 11, 2019

Homework Number 2-37 (01/11/2019)

Math
Rip out and complete Glencoe page 311.  Answer questions 18-24.

Science
Please read pages 300-302 in your textbook.
1. Write a definition for substance and for mixture.
2. Describe the difference between a homogeneous and a heterogeneous mixture.
(Write as much as you need to.)

(Periodic Table Quiz on Monday: Practice using the links below.)

(You are only responsible for questions 1-6.)


ELA
The Word Gen 2.11 short response is due on Monday.

Social Studies
Your pamphlet is due on Monday.  I will collect the draft AND the published pamphlet (100 points).  I would also like your research (the Holiday Break HW) if you still have it.    

Remember, you want to provide information that will help you to answer questions on the citizenship test:

Citizenship Test (with answers)

Focus on answers for the following questions:
2, 6, 8, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 25, 26, 28, 33, 35, 37, 38, 41, 42, 45, 51, 65

I will collect the draft and the published copy.  Follow grading rubric/success criteria below:

 I can make a pamphlet with six faces (pages), with at least three specific facts/vocabulary words on each face, except for the cover.  
I can underline or highlight each specific fact/vocabulary word. (4 points each, 60 points total).
·      I can create a neat, attractive color with the title, “So, You Want to Be an American?” (10 points).
·      I can include color, decoration, and artwork that make my pamphlet attractive and pleasing to use (10 points).
·      I can make a pamphlet that is accurate and detailed enough to help someone pass a test about the local, state, and federal governments,
the Declaration of Independence, and the Constitution (20 points).



You will have six sections on your pamphlet:
  1. Cover Page (“So, You Want to Be an American?”)
  2. Legislative Branch
  3. Executive Branch
  4. Judicial Branch
  5. Declaration of Independence, Articles of Confederation, and Constitution
  6. State and Local Government